Brazilians head to the polls on Oct. 5 for the first round of presidential elections. Incumbent President Dilma Rousseff and candidate Marina Silva, are in a close race. Marcelo Jarmendia, founder and director of Brazil in Chicago, explains Silva's momentum.
Three Americans are being held as prisoners in North Korea. In interviews with U.S. media, they've asked for official negotiations for their release. We'll find out how likely it is the U.S. would engage in such negotiations with historian Bruce Cumings.
Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of the Indonesian presidential election, but his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, is challenging the results on accusations of fraud. We'll take a look at the allegations.[View the story "Worldview: Indonesian election results" on Storify]
We delve into why boys are reading less and discuss some solutions for getting them more enthusiastic about books. Also, the co-chairs of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration join us and a we hear a tribute to jazz vocalist Mose Allison.
We assess the Obama administration's treatment of whistleblowers. Ethnic clashes erupt after the killing of a young man in Guinea Conakry. Zimbabwean musician Chiwoniso Maraire dies unexpectedly at age 37.